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Country Profiles

  • BBC News Profile - Niger
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Niger
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and Niger
    Information on economic and agricultural issues from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It also has a good selection of maps.
  • Human Development Report on Niger
    Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
  • IAEA - Niger
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IMF - Niger
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Niger
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • OHCHR - Niger
    Country background, treaties, reporting status, calendar of events and publications related to human rights from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).
  • UNESCO Worldwide - Niger
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Niger
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • UNdata - Niger
    Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Niger
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Niger
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Niger.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - Niger
    Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
    • U.S. Commercial Service - West Africa
      Regional profile about doing business in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - Niger
    Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • African Development Bank Group - Niger
    Projects, strategy papers, and information about Niger and the ADB.
  • African Union
    The main objectives of the AU are "to promote unity and solidarity among African States, to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States, and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."
  • Delegation of the European Commission to Niger (in French only)
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Embassy of Niger in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of Niger in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Niamey, Niger
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Niger.
  • EU Relations with Niger
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Niger.
  • G-77 at the United Nations
    The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Niger), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Niger
    IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community.
  • Islamic Development Bank
    "The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB), established to foster the economic development and social progress of its member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah (Islamic Law). There are 56 member countries (including Niger).
  • New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
    NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
  • Permanent Mission of Niger to the United Nations (in French only)
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Niger
    ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
  • SESRTCIC - Niger
    Socioeconomic statistics and information for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
  • UNHCR
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Niger from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Niger (in French only)
    UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Niger
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • USAID - West Africa
    USAID Assistance in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Male, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).
  • U.S. Department of State - Niger
    U.S.-Nigerien relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - Niger
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Niger.
  • World Food Programme - Niger
    The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
  • World Trade Organization - Niger
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • International Court of Justice (ICJ)
    ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ "has a twofold role: to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies."
  • Niger: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
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